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  • Posted: Mar 24, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Africa Foresight Group is an African-owned and managed advisory firm with offices in London and Accra. At AFG, we aim to build local companies into global champions by offering world-class, locally accessible services. We are excited to work with talented leaders with a whole-hearted commitment to change the manner in which African economies grow.


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    Payments officer

    • Keeping track of all income, receipts, payments and expenditures, including invoices, payroll, invoices, statements, etc.
    • Administering the Firm’s cashflow tracking tool and improving payments processes, especially for international transactions
    • Administering and forecasting petty cash
    • Paying invoices by verifying transaction information; scheduling and preparing disbursements; obtaining authorization of payment
    • Obtaining revenue by verifying transaction information; computing charges and refunds; preparing and mailing invoices; identifying delinquent accounts and insufficient payments
    • Collecting revenue by reminding default accounts, notifying customers of insufficient payments, etc.
    • Supervision of third-party vendor relationships and re-sourcing of vendors where necessary
    • Managing client and supplier communications regarding all payments and receipts
    • Maintaining AR and AP ledgers by posting transactions in the software
    • Resolving discrepancies by investigating documentation; issuing stop payments, payments, or adjustments

    Job requirements

    • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in accounting, economics, business administration or a related field;
    • At least 2-4 years of work experience in a similar role
    • Familiar with IFRS  reporting standards
    • Solid understanding of basic accounting receivable and accounts payable principles
    • Ability to build good relationships with clients, vendors and suppliers
    • Ability work as part of a broader team
    • Confident communicator, able to generate buy-in from others
    • Knowledge of the professional services industry preferred; High level of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Intermediate computer software skills, including Excel and Accounting packages
    • Creative, flexible and entrepreneurial mindset with the willingness to shape ideas/projects
    • Excellent written and oral skills

    What we offer

    • A vibrant and purpose-driven team culture
    • Constant opportunity to learn and grow
    • Regular team trainings to advance your skills
    • Competitive compensation with attractive variable rewards for good performance
    • Health Insurance Coverge
    • Flexible work culture that allows you to be at your best
    • Fast career pathways for outperformer

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Africa Foresight Group on www.linkedin.com to apply
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